36 months
13000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


After successfully completing this Nursing with Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (Hons) course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) you’ll help people to work towards recovery with the aim of living fulfilling lives in society.

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Why study with us

The curriculum addresses National Benchmarks and is split between 50% theoretical study - including time spent in small groups with other students who’ve chosen the same field of nursing as you - and 50% practical clinical experience.

We are one of the first educational providers in the North West to ensure that you are adequately supported within your clinical experiences by allocating link lecturers to all of the placement areas you will access.

The University has been awarded the highest independent quality assessment by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education for the design, content and management of our curricula, student achievement and standards of teaching.

Future careers

Graduates of the Nursing with Registered Nurse (Mental Health) (Hons) course at University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) go on to work in a variety of healthcare disciplines and settings and are in great demand.

Career opportunities are available in a range of nursing specialities within the National Health Service in both hospital and community settings; as well as other healthcare opportunities within the independent and third sector or social services.

Our students enjoy an outstanding track record of post-University employment and our commitment to excellence in teaching and research will ensure your nursing career gets off to the best possible start.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Society, Health and Nursing Care
  • Nursing Practice 
  • Developing Practice in Mental Health Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing Practice 
  • Essentials of Mental Health Nursing 
  • Research and Innovation for Nursing Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The University of Central Lancashire recognises learning gained elsewhere whether through academic credit and qualifications acquired from other relevant courses of study. This may include credit or learning undertaken at another university. Further details (if applicable) will be sent to you after completion of a successful interview.
  • UCAS: 96 points at A2
  • BTEC Extended Diploma: MMM
  • BTEC Diploma: DD
  • Pass Access Course: 96 UCAS points
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass including 96 points from Higher Level Subjects
  • IELTS: 6.5 with no component lower than 6.5
  • GCSEs: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths and English or equivalent
  • Applicants are required to attend a selection day when they will be interviewed for the course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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